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good morning, america. trail of destruction. this twister in florida caught on camera as deadly tornadoes devastate the south. 48 twisters reported this week. now the death toll is rising. >> it looks like a war zone up here. >> the storm system moving east and a new threat brewing down south. breaking overnight, protests erupt over that deadly police shooting in charlotte. prosecutors deciding not to charge this officer after that shooting in broad daylight caught on camera. >> stop. >> the new evidence and what the victim's family is saying now. donald trump's victory tour. the president-elect celebrates his deal to save more than a thousand jobs making good on a campaign promise.
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it's so much fun for me? as sarah palin raising speculation about her role in the trump administration. missing mom exclusive. the husband breaking his silence speaking out exclusively to abc news about that horrific abduction. >> i thought about her being there screaming my name and that i wasn't there. >> now police release a new description of the kidnappers and for the first time we hear how his wife finally made her escape on that freeway. only and we do say good morning, america. what a powerful interview with the husband of that california mom. we're going to have much more of that exclusive just ahead. >> i'm sure they are glad to have her home. donald trump is heading to the carrier plant where lots of
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jobs being saved and the president-elect will join them later today. >> trump's team is signaling there will be more direct interinvestigation like this. we'll examine that coming up. first the after. math of those tornadoes in the southeast. homes and businesses destroyed. at least five people dead. alabama has seen some of the worst destruction and abc's phillip mena starts us off in flat rock. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the only way that you can tell that this was a day-care center is by the few toys that remain. this is where a family of seven rushed over from their mobile home looking for a safe placeo they ran right into harm's way. just one day after at least 16 tornadoes devastated much of the south, families in alabama beginning to pick up the pieces. this door frame the only thing remaining for one family. >> we were all holding on to each other. crouched down on the floor just dear god, please let me live through this. >> reporter: all that's left of this day care a small room. >> we've been fortunate compared
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>> reporter: in rosalie many parts of the town leveled. debris up in the trees. the shelves still standing at this destroyed convenience store. in mississippi, families assessing the damage. as they cut and clean outside their homes. look how this pecan tree sliced right through this house. >> we had to get the ladder over there and get her out the window because she couldn't get out of any doors. >> tornado warning. >> reporter: in the florida panhandle a powerful waterspout forming off the coast wednesday afternoo near atlanta, a tornado warning with strong winds blowing this huge piece of metal from a recycling center about a quarter of a mile away. ? >> reporter: students hunkered down in the school hallway waiting out the storm. strong winds knocking down trees, severing power lines. and many in this area are still without power this morning. the good news is the storms that caused all of this damage have moved out.
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you. thinking of everybody there. we'll go to gio benitez in gatlinburg, tennessee, for the latest on those devastating and deadly wildfires that have forced thousands of evacuations. >> reporter: so many have lost everything. in many cases they don't have insurance. behind me is a very famous restaurant in the smoky mountains called the alamo. i want to switch cameras so you can get a wide look at the destruction. you can see so much smoldering. i want to show you a video from a firefighter driving through this fire. you can he have the intense winds helping spread the blaze more and more. at least seven people have died. others are still missing. and now i want to show you the aftermath. this is what you see all over this place, homes are quite literally just disappearing. some 700 structures damaged or destroyed. but we do have some good news
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is over. now folks will start rebuilding. >> that's good to hear. we will talk to rob about that. so many people are doing whatever they can to help including someone who's known quite well in that area. dolly parton. tell people what she's doing. >> reporter: well, that's right. as you know dollywood is just miles from here. people go there all the time and this area, this is where she grew up. she's going to be donating $1,000 per month to each family affected back on their feet. quite remarkable. >> indeed. such good people there. gio, thank you. we said that severe weather as you said is moving out this morning and, rob, you're tracking that path. >> i want to say that so much in weather is about good and bad. they so desperately needed rain and were going to get that. in advance of that that's when the wins kicked up and devastating fires broke out. those rains so helpful in the past three days. over 4 inches in huntsville, 5 in knoxville close to the fire
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and dive down into the plain, heavy rain expected in eastern texas getting up into louisiana and arkansas and then stretching back into the drought zone, northern mississippi, northern alabama, by sunday night you'll see heavy rain again. look at some of these numbers locally possible over 4 inches from eastern texas across louisiana and south of the fire zone and will take every inch they can get. >> that is coming. thanks very much. the latest on the trump transition. the president-elect and mike pence heading out of trump tower on what they call a thank you tour reversed course, decided to keep more than a thousand jobs in the u.s. after jawboning from trump. abc's tom llamas at trump tower with all the details. >> reporter: that cincinnati rally about be the first public event for the president-elect since winning the election and we all know how much mr. trump loves those big crowds. we just checked. there's still tickets available but there's a report out this morning that team trump has purchased radio ads promoting
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but before that event, trump has some business to take care of. today, president-elect donald trump will announce a deal, one he promised on the campaign trail, to show he's already fighting for the american worker. >> it's not presidential for the president of the united states to call up the head of carrier, hello, this is the president. but i don't care. it's so much fun for me. i love doing it. please don't take that away. >> reporter: in a statement carrier saying an agreement with the incoming administration, part of which will result in preserving more than 1,000 jobs. details of the agreement unclear. but a source telling abc news a regulatory incentive was a factor. carrier worker kip glen, a trump supporter, praising the president-elect. >> the spirits were high last night. people were actually hand shaking, hugging.
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is already showing us he is a worker. >> reporter: but some of trump's critics want more details before they celebrate the incoming president. >> yeah, jobs are good. the question is what exactly is the deal? i mean the first thing you learn when you're talking about deals is let's read all the details. >> reporter: trump also working on filling his cabinet. now a familiar face is under consideration for secretary of veterans affairs. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: a palin a trump transition officials in recent days, i feel as though the megaphone i have been provided can be used in a productive and positive way to help those desperately in need. and as trump hosts that event at carrier to show he's fighting for the working class, "the washington post" points out this morning that trump is assembling what could be the wealthiest cabinet in the history of this country. trump campaigned against wall street and he also said he was going to drain the swamp yet
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billionaire, millionaires and some washington insiders. >> we will take a look at that. tom, we'll take a look at it now with matthew dowd and carrier, big political win for donald trump and his team is signaling steve mnuchin, his incoming treasury secretary nominee has said that we're going to see more of this. more direct intervention with companies, now, this is opportunity but limits. >> it's real, those thousand families or thousand individuals rightef jobs that will stay in indiana so i'm sure their children and families are very happy, but, two, symbolism. he's just president-elect but presidents rely a lot on symbolism and the symbolism of this, i didn't forget you in the midwest. i didn't forget you. other people have forgotten you. i'm willing to go through whatever it takes. a broad question what is his economic policy. you can't do one-offs without defining it and in the end donald trump will be defined by
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his new administration. >> meanwhile, as tom mentioned, two billionaires being nominated. steve mnuchin several hundred million and they'll push hard for tax returns from all these nominees as they come up for confirmation. >> you know, before the election was over before election night i described the trump group as a pirate ship. well, some of these nominees it looks like it's a pirate yacht that we've seen unfold in this. i think the confirmation hearings will be some of the s questions from the attorney general, from the treasury, from all of those questions that are in such contrast to many things donald trump said during the campaign. >> sarah palin. >> sarah palin, i guess is the elizabeth swan, the keira knightley character in "pirates of the caribbean." she will come in. interesting how folks discipline in this but i think the interesting thing on january 20th he turns the black pearl over to the queen elizabeth ii
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very much. >> do you stay up at night trying to come up with these. >> it just comes to me. it just comes to me. >> all right. thank you, matt. but now to charlotte, north carolina, where protests erupted overnight after prosecutors said they would not charge the officer who fatally shot keith lamont scott in september. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: overnight people taking to the streets. four arrested protesting over a this morning no charges for the police officer who fired the fatal shots killing a charlotte man. >> i am fully satisfied and entirely convinced that officer brentley vinson use of deadly force was lawful. >> reporter: into keith lamont scott's death while evidence points to the 42-year-old being armed. something scott's family had disputed. his wife saying as much on the tape from the shooting. >> drop the gun. >> he doesn't have a gun.
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see a gun prior to approaching scott radioing in before the shooting. >> there was a guy that was parked next to us that was rolling a joint had a gun. >> reporter: as well as releasing this from a 7-eleven showing mr. scott with a bulge around his right ankle and previously released police video you can see his pant leg pulled up. empty holster revealed. the d.a. concluding he failed to comply with commands to drop his gun. scott's family disagreeing asking why a father waiting to pick up his kid ended up dead. >> but that does not mean that this officer's killing of keith scott was right. all that means is that under the view of the d.a.'s office it wasn't criminal. >> reporter: and the d.a. saying that police found a gun at the scene that they have since identified as scott's. his family saying in none of that video do you clearly see
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profoundly disappointed with the d.a.'s decisions. they are considering pursuing a civil case. robin. >> we'll see what happens, eva, thank you. to the new clues about that deadly plane crash that killed 71 people. david kerley has more on what the survivors are now revealing about the accident. >> reporter: this morning, colombian authorities confirm this jet did not have enough reserve fuel and radio calls suggest it ran out of fuel. as this new video shows the excited heading to the finals before the crash. their short haul jet had flown nearly 1900 miles right at its maximum rank but put into a holding pattern above medellin. the pilots radio the tower asking for priority landing. we are having a fuel problem. seven minutes later the pilot calls out, total failure. electric, total and fuel. >> they now have nothing but battery power and they're gliding. they have no electronic aids
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airport. art so the pilots desperately calling out for directions. vectors. a minute later the final plea for help. eight miles from the airport the jet crashes, no fire, no fuel found. >> the airplane ran out of gas. why it ran out of gas, why the crew made the bad decisions that they made, could they have saved it if they declared an emergency early on? >> reporter: three players survived. two crew members, one did by a south american sports network others in the plane stood up and started yelling after the jet ran out of fuel. the black boxes have now been turned over to investigators from the united kingdom. that's going to tell us a lot about what the pilots were saying inside the cockpit an answer a lot of the questions about this tragic plane crash. >> david, just to hear that audio like that, david, thank you. amy has the morning's other top stories starting with another police officer killed in the line of duty. >> that's right.
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tacoma, washington. the neighborhood was placed on lockdown as a standoff with the shooter continued into the early morning and then a somber scene as the officer's body was taken away. 133 law enforcement officers in the united states have died in the line of duty this year alone. that is more than during all of last year. well, the fourth and final inmate who escaped from a california jail has been captured. rogelio chavez was arrested at his sister's home in san jose after an the attic. and major league baseball owners and players have agreed to a new labor deal avoiding a lockout. both sides reportedly agreed to ban first year players from using smokeless tobacco and the all-star game will no longer determine home field advantage in the world series. instead, the team with the best record will get the advantage. and finally, wow, the shape of your chicken mcnuggets are not as random as you thought.
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shapes which has apparently shocked even the most loyal mcdonald's fans. each shape even has a name, the bell, the ball, the boot and the bone. and mcdonald's says this -- these shapes are the perfect equilibrium of dipability and fun. >> dipability. >> trying to get that in. dipability. >> yeah. >> they made it one. >> i like the boot because you got a little something to hang on to. >> right. >> we both said dipability and same page, robin. thank you, amy. take a look at this video and, yes, that's a man reaching into a truck and walking away with a massive pot of gold and he is not a leprechaun just blocks from times square and linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: a reward leading for information of the recovery of this stolen pot of gold. you heard it right.
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$1.5 million. police are calling the investigation operation lucky charms. it was not a sophisticated heist like "the italian job." >> 13 across. 4 high. >> reporter: rather police think the robber just stumbled on to an opening and pounced. >> do you think he knew it was a buck of gold at the time. >> i believe he believed it was a value. it was in an armored truck with armed guards. >> reporter: it happened in new york city's diamond district. the barrel was taken right out vehicle at the precise moment when one of the armed guards turned his back. the guard reportedly only noticed the buck was missing because that's the bucket he used to rest his feet while he sat. loomis, the armored truck company told abc news their guards were trthed by professional thieves. the container of gold flakes nearly 90 pounds, so heavy the thief had to keep putting it down which might explain why it took him an hour to walk half a mile. he then got into a white car.
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what would somebody do with that. >> they could be melted down and put into cubes and then sold. >> reporter: this newly released video is from late september. so the culprit has a two-month head start. police say so far they believe the end of the rainbow for the man they're dubbing the leapt bring kahn may be florida. pawnshops there are on high alert. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> seems like that was too easy. >> what a story. back to rob. a lot of rain comeing. >> which brings rainbows which brings pots of gold, i'm told. i haven't seen one in a while. a winter storm warning across maine and rain in boston moving ow. drying out. that low finally kicking up and we will take that for sure. your sunyour sunday cities brou
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kevin: some spots, over two inches of rainfall the last couple days. the last continuing to exit breaks this morning. gradually decreasing clouds with the wind picking up out of the west. temperatures start in the 40's. we should jump into the lower 50's. these temperatures around noon time, and starting to cool off later this afternoon. a gradual cooling trend through the wee coming up an abc news exclusive. the husband of that mom who vanished breaking his silence revealing what happened the
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ta da! >> now, from wmur news 9 -- erin: good thursday morning to you. i am erin fehlau. an elderly woman is dead after a tragic, freak accident in durham. police say the woman was dragged and then run over by her own car as she was leaving a friend's home yesterday on bagdad road. she later died at the hospital. investigators say they will likely release her name later this morning. the crash remains under investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in conway that forced five people from their home. a viewer shared this video with us, showing the intense flames engulfing the home on mountain view road early yesterday afternoon. -- yesterday morning. firefighters did rescue one person from the home. it is not clear if that person was hurt. the garage was also damaged. but it took about an hour to get the fire under control.
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>> now, meteorologist kevin skarupa. kevin: the last rainfall continuing to exit northeast has left us with clouds and a few sunny breaks, and a gradual increase in clouds. what will increase today will be a westerly winds, at timesr get into the lower 50's. in the southern half of the state, probably by 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon. as the wind drag in cooler air, we will likely see temperatures slipped back later this afternoon. a cooling trend will continue all the way through the weekend, and even into early next week. it will all come with clear skies and areas of light snow in the north country.
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i thought about her being there screaming my name. >> that is the husband of sherri papini, that missing mom in california missing for three weeks, and came back in terrifying condition and he gave abc news that exclusive interview about the ordeal his wife went through. we'll have all the latest on that coming up. >> that is coming up. president-elect trump is heading to indiana today with mike pence kick off what they're calling a thank you tour after the election. they'll stop at the carrier plant where trump is celebrating a deal saving more than a thousand jobs. a major recovery effort is under way after those devastating tornadoes in the southeast. 48 reported twisters just this week. one flattening a small alabama town. the storm system thankfully is now moving out. and also this morning, dr. oz is facing a major lawsuit.
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it's all about olive oil and we're going to tell you what he said that now has him in some hot water. that's all coming up in just a bit. >> we look forward to that. first our exclusive interview with the husband of that kidnapped california mom. abc's matt gutman sat down with keith papini in redding, california. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. i spent about four hours with keith papini and the excruciating detail he describes about what his wife went through wasn't just revealing, it was disturbing beyond anything that we've heard so far. this morning, keith papini opening up about his wife's 22-day captivity. >> i thought about her being there screaming my name. >> reporter: and describing to "20/20" his wife sherri's helter-skelter release. >> she was bound, she had a metal -- sorry, a chain around her waist. that is correct. she had a bag over her head. her left hand was in the vehicle chained to something. >> to make sure she didn't jump out of the car?
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they opened the door. she doesn't know because she had a bag over her head and cut something to free her restraint that was holding her into the vehicle and then kind of pushed her out of the vehicle and she has at this point has no idea where she's at and then ran to the freeway. >> reporter: but motorists kept whizzing pat her. >> to stop and again just another sign of how my wife is, she's so wonderful that she said, well, maybe people aren't stopping because i have a chain, it looks like i broke out of prison so she tried to tuck in her chain under her clothes. >> reporter: this morning the shags that county sheriff's office revealing new details about sherri's alleged abductors. described as two armed hispanic women.
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one had curly hair, a thick accent and pierced ears. >> suspect number two was the older of the two suspects. she had straight black hair with some graying color. >> reporter: but the big question still remains, where was she held? what was the motive and was she specific targeted or was this a random act? >> you cut their hair. you beat them. you're really talking about behavior of what a cul break somebody down. >> reporter: now, investigators tell us they're starting to work on a composite sketch of those suspects but sherri says she only saw their eyes. she was hooded most of the time. so investigators say they're working on digging out the other details, did she hear a train? was she close enough to feel the vibrations? what did the room feel like, anything to get a break in the story. >> such a strange story.
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it right now. so these details are piling up. chilling details about her captivity. more on the captors, as well but so many big questions still remain. >> oh, there's no question that all these questions remain but that's what the investigation now needs to focus on which is who are these people? why did they do it? i think that's the most important question. you heard matt refer to it which is what was the motive here? was she targeted? was it random? if they can figure that out -- >> doesn't seem like they're any the investigators will try to keep certain details close to the vest on this. but those are the key questions that they need to assess. >> you mentioned keeping the details close to the vest. the sheriff did seem a little bit concerned that the husband's interviews may somehow compromise the integrity of the investigation. >> he actually said that, right. and you can understand from the investigator's perspective saying, look, we don't want the public at large to know everything. why? because in a lot of these high-profile investigations, they get tons of tips, they get
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and they want to be able to assess who has real information here. who actually knows something. who may be real suspects and the way to do that is keep certain information private and secret. now, from his perspective from the husband's perspective you can understand why he wants to go public, right? i mean a lot of people are still saying, come on. this must be some sort of hoax. >> even though the sheriff keeps saying -- >> that's right. no evidence to suggest it's a hoax but you look under this case on google, for example, the to a hoax. so you can understand why the husband wants to come forward and say, not only was this not a hoax, but this was absolutely horrific for her and please understand how difficult this must be for her. >> you also see times the sheriff has corrected some of the claims that the husband is relating but he doesn't directly criticize him. >> that's right. and there's small -- it seems so far the contradicts have been relatively small because most of the details have been accurate,
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happy about it. meaning if you're getting all sorts of details that aren't accurate it doesn't really matter. the problem for the sheriff is when you're getting all this information which, of course, the husband would know, these accurate details, then the sheriff has a little bit less to work with in terms of information that the public doesn't know. but i've got -- i sympathize with the husband in wanting to get it out there even if the answer is, yes, it makes the investigation a little harder, when you have people around the world saying, oh, thissn position is my wife was branded. my wife was in chains, you can understand why he wants to get out there and say something about it. >> no question about it. dan abrams, thanks very much. and you can see more of that exclusive interview with keith papini on a special edition of "20/20" tomorrow at 10:00 eastern right here on abc. hey, michael. >> coming up on our big board, are we about to see the return of sarah palin? more on the big role she may play in trump's white house. plus, a new show about a
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welcome back. time now for our big board and we're breaking down more of this morning's top stories. stephen a. smith is here at the table. as my grandma would say, hmm, hmm, to washington? the former vice presidential nominee and trump loyalist is reportedly being considered for secretary of veterans affairs. abc cokie roberts joins us now to weigh in on this so what are you hearing about this, cokie? >> well, what we're hear something what abc news has been reporting and sarah palin has been taking our story and posting it on social media saying veterans affairs. i have to say, robin, that fair
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was so adamant throughout the campaign about the great care that he was going to show to veterans that putting her in that position could be a problem for him. >> well, cokie, also if he does appoint her do you think she's going to have trouble with congress? >> sure, she is. i mean, absolutely. she's -- you know, she's a very controversial figure. now, she was for trump very early in the campaign, so he probably does feel he owes her something. but this is more than he probably wano someone would cares desperately about veterans who picked sarah palin as his running mate and has been very careful not to criticize her but then he'd have to vote on her, that's a tough one. >> that would be a tough situation. controversy and we have another one too. >> yeah, we have another controversy. this one involving a new tv show, hbo's new show "the young pope" premieres mex month sparking outrage over jude law's portrayal of a not so
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take a look. >> your holiness, your sins. >> i don't have any sins to confess. i'm a contradiction. >> i think i can see why a lot of people. larry hackett is joining us. this pope is portrayed as a but compares himself to god. what is the reaction to this show? i have an idea what you're going to say. >> he smokes and drinks cherry coke so you can imagine, you know, the wrath that will fall on him. it debuted in italy to critical raves and as a former altar boy and choir boy i can assure you that, you know, as surely as the eucharist follows the homily there will be people who find this completely offensive and one more attack on the catholic church. as you saw in that clip, the
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for drama. power, it has mystery and it has unbelievable pageantry and outfits. this lends itself to people recreating it and thinking preposterous things about it. we checked with the pope, the office -- the pope's office says he doesn't even watch television so they're not losing a lot of sleep about this but it's driving the controversy that people are going want to see it. >> well, we're talking about it. >> absolutely. >> we have to, you know, again, say this is not based on any particular pope, obviously. >> no, >> cokie, you covered many popes and, of course, your great mother, the u.s. ambassador, so i saw you watching the clip as larry was talking. what do you think? >> actually i was thinking as he was talking, pope benedict drank orangeade so it's not that crazy. we watched this just now in the makeup room. lots of clips of it and what i've got to say it's awful. it is really just tedious and
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lost in these long, long speeches and really it's not worth getting exercised over because it's just so bad. >> i think it'll be the "game of throne" of st. peter when it comes out. >> stephen, would you watch it. >> he'll watch it at least once. jude law is a great actor. no question about that and, secondly, controversy sells. i'm going to see what everybody is in an uproar about before i decide whether or no >> leave it to stephen a. the comeback of tiger woods is what you're here to talk about. he hasn't played professionally in 15 months. >> right. >> he is back now. a lot of people are talking about it. heing looks good. >> well, he always looks good in recent years until he has to swing that golf club and then obviously he doesn't look so good when you're ranked 257th in the world at the time. it's been a bad time. hasn't won a major since 2008
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woods it's all about the majors. he's won since then but not a major. all about whether or not he will catch jack nicklaus' 18 majors. that's it. that's all anybody cares about. >> he's got 14. you don't think so. >> i don't think so. i think because of everything that he endured psychologically he was warped. when you come across as if you've been living a lie and get exposed for that, it's a lot to overcome. i think physically and i think in terms of his skill set he can world when he's at the top of his game but his edge was also psychological. he intimidated opponents and intimidates nobody now. you have guys feeling sorry for him and hoping he resurrects himself because when he's successful you get paid. >> i felt bad for the guys he was going against. i didn't realize it was 2008, it's been that long. we've seen great comebacks. all of us have seen them is there i'm hopeful. >> i want everybody to answer this question.
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successful in his comeback bid, maybe not this weekend but at some point? >> no, i don't see it. i really -- i've seen nothing in his game that tells me he can come back to the level that we were accustomed to seeing. >> if i can follow up on his psychological point, when you have athletes shooting for something, nicklaus' trophy you need the crowd and audience behind you. i don't think there's a reservoir of good will for tiger. he will be doing this alone. i don't think the public cares about him and has a factor in how he performs. >> come on, cokie. i come back or not but i'm thrilled to have him back because he's so cute. and it's really fun to look at him. >> oh. >> we're all rooting for him. >> i'm rooting for him. i think there's -- i always hold out hope when people say you can't do something he will prove them wrong and larry's point you need the fans behind you but i've never -- i love to perform in front of boos too. >> that's true. >> you never disappeared for
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you didn't disappear and then try to come back. you didn't fall off a cliff and then try to come back. >> some of the games i played fans of the team thought i did. >> i never saw that. i never saw that. >> 14 major victories, 79 overall. >> amazing. >> come on. >> he's the greatest ever but we're talking about -- >> former number one. >> remembered for that. >> eventually. >> and the fact he's cute as cokie said. >> there you go. everybody has their point of view. thank you three for being with minutes, that new trouble for dr. oz. what he said about olive oil that's leading to a lawsuit.
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that's a market worth an estimated $2 billion. but on his show dr. oz questioned the quality of the vast majority of olive oil on store shelves and now one group is fighting back. an olive oil trade association suing dr. oz over this comment. >> shocking 80%, 80% of the extra virgin olive oil that you buy every day in your supermarket isn't the real deal. >> reporter: telling his millions of viewers during an episode in may their might be fake. in a suit filed this week, the north american olive oil association saying the famous tv doctor willfully and maliciously disseminated false information about olive oil. "the dr. oz show" tells abc news they will aggressively defend the story which was covered by numerous other reputable news organizations. adding that the statute the lawsuit is based on is discredited and constitutionally questionable.
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with their seal of approval is regularly tested and meets their standards. they're seeking a jury trial and asking for punitive damages and legal fees. trying to fight for their reputation. >> dr. oz isn't backing down saying he'll go after this group. >> he's not the first one to make these claims. a lot of news organizes covered this and called it fake, the issue is about call and i think that's the distinction. it's not that it's not olive oil but does it meet the quality standards. >> you look good. >> my catwalk. >> do the catwalk for us. >> no. >> you know, i'm an italian girl. it's all the olive oil paid off. >> thank you, mara. coming up, our next hour when harry metairie hanna. what is bringing the prince and pop tar together. tory with great "deals & steals" just ahead. you can keep walking, mara.
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>> now, from wmur news 9 -- erin: good morning to you. right now, it is 7:57. the company that was running a circus during a deadly tent collapse in lancaster last year has reached a settlement with osha. walker international events will pay $24,000 in fines, and now has to put together a safety and health management plan before the owners can continue running the business. state officials say this deadly tent collapse was completely preventable. os national weather service. the florida-based company is still facing a criminal trial, and a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victims' family. a farmington woman pleaded guilty this week to a riot charge, in connection with the beating death of a man outside a rochester sports bar. police say laurie henner was with a group of people who assaulted 44-year-old james unfonak outside gary's sports bar in january. unfonak later died of blunt force head injuries.
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probation. we have been seeing a lot of rain falling out there this morning. here is a live look in plymouth, where it is now almost 40 degrees. kevin: we are starting to see clouds decrease in southwestern and central areas as the rainfall continues to push northeastward and away from us this morning. still a couple of lighter showers trying to wander in on a west wind which will be building through the day. the trend through a of the daylight hours is for the clouds to decrease in the southern 2/3 of the state, while they were linger -- will linger up north. temperatures bouncing quickly this morning to the lower 50's. this will be by 1:00 or 2:00. the west wind eventually takes over with cooler air arriving. that will not back temperatures later this afternoon. eventually, we fall into the 30's later tonight. we switch to areas of light snow showers.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. deadly wildfires. search and rescue teams racing through the wreckage in tennessee and dolly parton says how she'll help the families there get back on their feet. crossing the line. ten women bring questions about work, harassment and sexism at the office. their answers may surprise you. now their solutions that everyone can put to work. ? the prince and the pop star. when harry met rihanna. the two bond in barbados, we've got them giggling center stage. ? these identical twins are 24 karat magic. they've taken over the internet and now they're taking over "gma." meet the mcclure girls. and they're saying --
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>> can we play that again? just one more time. that was so adorable. >> both: good morning, america. >> they're cute. >> and they're young, remind me of my twins and jumped the gun. >> we'll see more of them coming up. 24 days until christmas. they're happy about that. >> they've been good girl, i know they have and that means 24 days toet order. tory johnson, of course, she's here. it's thursday, she has her holiday "deals & steals." oh, gosh. getting the audience involved all starting at $4.50. >> then as we count down to the holidays a big gingerbread house competition. which one of us has the sweetest decorating skills? we'll find out. >> we will. but first the morning rundown from amy. good morning. the big story this morning the devastation from those historic
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apocalyptic wasteland. at least seven people have died but this morning there is new hope for those trying to rebuild and gio benitez has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. to say this is a disaster would be an understatement. take a look. this is one of the 700 structures here that are just totally destroyed. it's a restaurant and you can even see some of the tables and chairs there just completely melted. at least seven people have died here so far and i missing. they're still being looked for. right now many of these homes have just been totally destroyed and that is why dolly parton, a huge employer here, of course, she has dollywood here, she is now donating a thousand dollars per month to each family affected. >> we want to provide a hand up to all those families that have lost everything in the fires. >> reporter: an act of kindness there from someone who grew up in that area.
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tennessee and in alabama where people are picking up the pieces after more than a dozen tornadoes, entire buildings blown away. and at least five people have died. many are still without power this morning. well, a police officer in washington state was shot and killed overnight while responding to a domestic call in tacoma. that suspect was later killed in a standoff. 133 officers have died in the line of duty so far this year in the u.s. the same number as all of last year. and four peoe charlotte demanding justice for keith scott. he was shot by a police officer back in september. the district attorney has decided not to charge the officer saying evidence shows scott was holding a gun. well, president-elect donald trump is taking a victory lap today as he takes credit for saving 1,000 jobs. trump and mike pence are visiting the carrier plant in indianapolis after making good on a promise to convince that company not to send the jobs to mexico. reportedly using regulatory
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cincinnati as part of a thank you tour. meanwhile, trump may have a place in his cabinet for sarah palin. she's reportedly being considered for secretary of veterans affairs. well, in health news researchers say a lack of sleep affects more than just our health, their study found people who routinely sleep fewer than six hours per night have a 13% higher risk of early death and lose about six days worth of productivity at their jobs every year. well, prince harry met up barbados. rihanna joined the prince for a celebration marking the island nation's 50 years of independence. the crowd, of course, cheered for the prince but guess what, they went even crazier for rihanna who was born right there in barbados and finally, a big breakthrough for chocolate lovers. nes nestle, the company that makes crunch bars and baby ruths say it's developed a scientific process to reduce the amount of sugar in chocolate by 40%.
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the structure of the sugar so it dissolves faster but still tastes just as sweet. they plan to begin using the process in 2018 which is when i plan to start eating 40% more chocolate. >> well played. well played there, amy. yes. thanks a lot. how about some "pop news" there, lara. >> thank you very much. good morning, everybody. jamie foxx won an oscar for his portray of ray charles and now taking on the story of motown legend marn >> great. >> fox will executive produce the story that brought us hits like "what's going on" and "sexual healing." it has been given a thumbs up by marvin gaye's son and motown founder berry gordy. his unmistakable voice was silenced too soon shot by his father at the age of 44 years old. there is a story there to be told. >> i remember that. >> yeah. next up, get ready to watch
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reporting bradley cooper and irina shayk, russian supermodel, expecting their first child together. the world found out yesterday as shayk walked in the victoria's secret fashion show in her second trimester give the audience of a little ambulance of a perfect little tummy under a fringe robe and traded in her wings for a more covered up but still sexy trench coat look for the annual fashion show. the parents to be went public with their romance during paris fashion week last ye. pregnancy rumors, friends say, though, the couple is a joy to be around because they are so in love and truly a perfect match. >> good for them. >> yep. congratulations. >> absolutely. baby news and then finally, we will forever be in blue jeans thanks to this man. neil diamond and now -- >> so good, so good, so good. >> now you can say hello again to the man who brought us sweet caroline, diamond just announced
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years of show business. the first show is coming up april 7th in fresno with stops all across north america including new york, los angeles, chicago, toronto, vancouver, tampa then europe and uk dates i guess will be announced as well. diamond start the as a songwriter who went on to sell more than 125 million albums. so if your love is on the rocks, don't bring her flowers, bring her tickets to this legendary tour. i promise tickets go on sale december 9th at live nation. i am so there. >> great delivery. >> it's sure to be so good, so good, so good. >> you startled george and i. we didn't know -- >> i usually get into the ba, ba, ba. we have been doing this. >> it's coming up. >> she's hearing it coming up. >> ready. >> no. sweet sweet caroline ba ba ba ?
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coming up the surprising challenge women face at work and the problem that may be more common than you think. as we count down to christmas, we're going head-to-head in our gingerbread house competition. >> good luck, michael. that's all i'm saying. >> so good. so good. [ applause ] what? oh, hi! bello! save $10 when you spend $50 on holiday d?cor and trees at target.
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we are back with our series "crossing the line" where we focus on sexual harassment in the workplace. three out of five women say they've expered have been more and more high-profile cases of harassment reported in just the last few months. rebecca jarvis is here. she sat down with diverse women from different industries to talk about it. >> yes, good morning to you. we sat down with ten women to talk to them about what it's really like on the job and to understand what women in the workplace are facing today. >> i have been sexually harassed. >> touched and propositioned. >> this is my experience. >> their voices part of the 60%
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harassment. >> i felt isolated. vulnerable. >> small. >> unsafe. >> we brought together ten women from ten different industries from finance to hospitality services to government to hear their experiences. >> i worked in restaurants for ten years. every time i walked into the kitchen someone would whistle. >> this person used guilt tripping to try to get me to do sexual activity as compensation. >> he would just stare at me re financial services industry. there was inappropriate behavior that would happen on a trading floor. >> reporter: according to government statistics the finance sector is one of the industry's most prone to sexual harassment but as you're about to see sexual harassment knows no occupational boundaries. how many have you have been sexually harassed over the course of your career? leave it up if it's more than twice. more than three times. and then a shocking drop in
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statistics show that 70% of women who experience workplace sexual harassment never report it, why? the fear of job retaliation. >> i think it always feels like an uncomfortable choice and i have to really think about pie values and what's important to me and weigh them against my career. >> i often feel like in the grand scheme of things i'm not that important to this company. in that moment i feel like there's an erasure of yourself. >> reporter: yet all the women facing the problem in their own returned back. i didn't even try to get a paycheck. >> i work in engineering with a bunch of guys and i'm very up front with them and i tell them, look, you're allowed to make comments but the minute you start coming off me we'll have issues. >> reporter: jenny yang heads the program and says gender based putdowns can be a form of sexual harassment because it's harassment based on one's gender. >> sexual harassment is very
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harassment does not always involve propositioning. it can involve demeaning comments, crude language, that makes women feel like they're in a hostile work environment. >> reporter: how many have been referred to, show of hands, as a girl, a doll, a babe or honey at work? sweetheart belongs on that list, as well. how many of you have heard you're too emotional? you're being too emotional. >> now don't get so emotional. that's the anything you're emotional because you're a woman. >> reporter: when we asked what can be done to stop this behavior. >> it starts in the home and it starts with the parents and it starts with our discussion with our young men and saying this is not okay. >> reporter: and from the family room to the boardroom. >> it starts from the top. it requires your leadership to message clearly that harassment is not tolerated. >> reporter: and a message from our forum of women in the
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>> i'm raising my voice because i want to be an agent of change. >> to encourage other young women that they too can take a stand. >> to break out of silence. >> i'm speaking out against sexual harassment because it exists. >> because it even exists. >> because it exists and it shouldn't. >> and it shouldn't and as you saw there, when we asked how many women filed a complaint with the hr after experiencing or witnessing harassment, just two of them did which is typical in these situations, do not report it and what happened next is very telling. i asked how many of you felt your report was met with something positive? every one of those women put their hands down. i was also struck, george, and we were talking about this, by this idea it starts in the home. leslie, one of the women on the panel raised thissy idea you have to teach your children relative, sibling, we have to be doing a better job of drawing the line in the home and teaching these positive attitudes.
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welcome back to "gma." the northeast getting a lng a l rain but in northern new england it has been snow, sugarloaf, 5 inches overnight and more coming and sunday river getting fresh snow as well. we are standing by. we have some great holiday kevin: rainfall racing away early this morning leaves us with a decrease in white mountains. still lingering showers with clouds further north. temperatures in the low and mid 40's right now. breeze will pick up out of the west, temperatures climbing into the lower 50's by 1:00. they start to slide back later this afternoon. from there, cooler temperatures later tonight. lows in the 30's. highs tomorrow in the 40's. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> now, from wmur news 9 -- erin: good thursday morning. i am erin fehlau. making news police in durham are , investigating a freak accident that left an 86-year-old woman dead. officers say the woman was hit by her own car as she was leaving a home on bagdad road. they say it appears that she was dragged by the car before it ran her over. police say they will likely later this morning. students in portsmouth will be able to sleep in a little longer next year. the school board voted to push the middle and high schools' start times back by one hour, starting next fall. the move came after the board studied sleep deprivation in adolescents. officials say they are still looking at how the new hours will impact things like transportation, sports, and other after-school activities. hours for elementary students
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morning. in goffstown, we are seeing some fog this morning. we did have a lot of rain. kevin: we saw over two inches in several spots across the state. much-needed rain over the last couple of days, but that continues to move quickly northeast. still a few lingering showers for western areas. and up north into the afternoon, a lot of extra clouds. you see things trying nicely in southern areas. a west wind is going to allow temperatures to jump. through the half of the 50's, by 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon. then, the west wind drags in cooler air. we will come back into the 30's later tonight. rain shower activity up north goes over to scattered snow showers. there will be areas of light snow for the white mountains through coos county, all the way through saturday morning. for the rest of us, partly sunny a fairly quiet pattern. an easy weekend for traveling around.
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? talk to me baby ? [ applause ] they do everything he says. >> everything going on here. >> we love you right back. [ cheers and applause ] thank you. you guys are wonderful. a wonderful festive audience with us here. always fun. >> i'm looking. george, this is for you. >> this is festive as well. >> what's underneath these domes is something we talk about all the time googling. >> is it food? is it food. >> it's going to be food. >> i google recipes all the time. >> you do? >> absolutely. a lot of people do. >> little known fact. little known also fact, google
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so they know what everybody is googling on and google news lab teamed up for this graphic design team truth and beauty to display this. what topped the list of goods and recipes that people google. what do you think? >> quinoa. >> quinoa? >> wait a second. >> quinoa. >> you know, that's those new millennials. >> have y you all say quinoa spontaneously. >> i'm not buying it. >> you know what the real answer is -- >> i got it, george. >> there it is, pizza. >> whoa, whoa. >> that's number one. >> that's number one. pizza. >> number two. >> number two is -- >> pancakes. >> now, i wonder why -- pizza i get. pancakes. >> you don't know how to make pancakes. >> or also googling where to find -- >> where to find pizza. i think pizza makes a lot of sense. >> delivery in in.
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>> i love banana pancares. >> that gives us number three. banana bread. >> banana bread? >> i'm here for you. >> i tell you right now i think it's wrong. quinoa has to be somewhere here, george. >> quinoa. >> we're asking all of our facebook and twitter followers to weigh in, as well. what's leading now, guys? our live survey? >> survey says -- >> pizza is in the lead. pancakes -- >> quinoa. >> who is googling quinoa? >> i don't get that one either but the people have spoken. >> yes, they have. >> and now i'm really hungry after doing that segment. >> i'll pass on that for now and wait till i get heated up later. here's what i'm bringing to the table. we all love the rock. you know, everybody loves dwayne "the rock" johnson. and the man works extremely hard
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anything else to his plate? well now you can add musical to the list of things that he's doing. he's teamed up with lin-manuel miranda to present a musical called "millennials: the musical." take a look. >> i think i lost my phone. my life is over. >> is that so important. >> yes, jack. if i don't post a selfie within an hour i might lose a follower. >> selfie. what is that? >> seriously? you don't know? ? well facebook instagram tinder okcupid ? ? jack you're the least knowledgeable person i know how do you get a take-out ? ? i'll help you find your phone ? ? to your millennial life ? >> so is he producing? >> they both producing this play and it's about -- sfwlrs a satire but it's a meaning behind
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brooklynite named crystal who use her phone for everything. class, bumble but loses her phone and has to connect with her neighbor who they go in search of this phone but it teaches you that, you know, you've had to live your life without those restraints and call it the millennial "grease!" >> is this really coming to -- >> yes. >> it really is? >> yes. >> i thought it was like a joke. it's a real -- there's a musical about selfies? >> very hot topic. >> is this the rock? i'll take two tickets. thank you. >> tell you if you know lin-manuel miranda, it's going to be -- >> a huge hit. >> it's going to be quick, witty and he and the rock did motion picture arts and sciences "moana" together. >> have you taken the girls yet? >> not yet. >> we laughed. >> a little bit of everything. but speaking of sweet little
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they are adorable. 3 years old taking the internet by storm because they're identical twins and their lovely mom interviews them and here's a little bit of what you see online about them. >> she's just one minute older. >> one minute older. i'm just one minute older. ah. >> she's trying to give you a hug, lexi. trying to make you feel better. >> i >> look at her face, ava. does she look like your face. >> yes. that means you're twins. >> who is your best friend? >> my sister. >> who is your best friend, lexi? >> ava. >> ava. why is she your best friend. >> i like her. >> because you like her. >> yes. >> yay. >> ah. [ applause ]
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>> memories because they're not like that anymore in you know who is here, ava and alexis just happen to be here. [ applause ] hey. alexis, mom, ami and dad justin. can you give me tips on how to interview the girls. >> repeat yourself over and over. >> over and over. >> do you have fun? do you like doing the videos. >> yes. >> what's your favorite p these videos that everybody gets to see? what do you like most about it? >> once about -- >> can you translate. >> what do you like pose about sitting down and talking on the video? >> i like -- >> is it talking to momma or being with your sister? >> being with my sister. >> ah. i see what you do there. leading question. i got that. >> i'm hoping she'd say momma.
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how did you come up with this idea? >> it was more because at home they run around frantic. they always have funny things to say and i'm like do we think they are funny or are they funny little girls so we started just talking and recording things that we talk about in the house already and just seemed to work. >> that's pink. >> it's pink. do you like pink? >> not blue. >> and blue. all the different colors, yeah. >> that's blue. >> so i know that the -- >> the burning question, what do you want to be when you grow up? what is it you want to do? do you want to be a doctor, do you want to be a nurse, a teacher. >> did you say athlete. >> princess. >> thank you. >> princess? >> no, no, no. >> what do you want to do? >> what do you want to be? >> i want to be --
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>> who do they most take after, justin. >> i would say the absurdity and obnoxiousness me, because i'm annoying. probably the emotional and the sweetness is her. >> well, that is beautiful. they love jewelry. i can see that. >> she does. she's very, very girlie. >> you're going to have your hands full. thank you all. >> thank you. >> wonderful watching in on you two and seeing how you can just tell they just love to bring joy to everyone so thank you, ava, ava, alexis. ami, justin. >> thank you, thank you so much. [ applause ] >> the baby whisperer. so mess remember mized. coming up great tips for the millions of americans who own small businesses, how you can take yours to the next level and you know what, ava and lexi, we'll do it right now. right now.
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look, michael, maroon and gray right there. we're wearing -- beautiful red you have on this morning. you look lovely. thank you very much for coming out. you know, i'm wearing red as well. today is world aids day and our sponsor coca-cola is helping fight guns aids all year long they've partnered with red and neil patrick harris and he has a special word for our viewers this morning. >> today is world aids day and
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anniversary i'm offering a chance for an awesome experience to join me and my husband david for a night on the town in new york city. donate and you might win a dipper, what and see a broadway show, what, with us, what. best of all, you'll be supporting an incredible cause. just five years ago over 1,000 babies were born every day with hiv. and today that number is just under 400. we are so close to delivering an aids-free generation. we just need your help. visit to learn more? what a great cause. get involved for sure. amy robach, these folks from watkinsville, georgia and at kevin: rainfall from the last couple of days racing away. that leaves us with a decrease in clouds and increasing westerly wind. temperatures work into the 40's
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tomato. i would imagine that's red too. lara, back inside to you. thank you, rob. we're going it turn to "boosting your business" and teamed up with microsoft office to help entrepreneurs take their small businesses to the neck level. rachel smith is here to kick things 0 of with a beauty salon owner in the midwest and their story. good morning to you, rach. >> good morning to you, as well. great to be here with this beautiful crowd. [ cheers and applause ] checis >> great boost in the morning. heck this out, so small businesses make up a whopping 99.9% of all u.s. companies but only a third of them actually make it to the ten-year mark so we brought in an expert to help one chicago company keep beating odds and thrive. gordon says he is living the american dream. >> i came from macedonia in 2000. >> reporter: arriving in the u.s. with little in his pockets he settled in chicago.
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today his flagship location employs a staff of 18 people. >> i don't see it as a business. i consider myself as an artist. >> reporter: but with a salon seeing up to 50 clients a day, that mind-set can create problems. enter small business expert and host of microsoft office small business academy, carol. 29 million small businesses in the u.s. and hair and nail salons are industry employing nearly a million and a half people. but experts say the biggest mistake creative types like goran makes is focusing on their art rather than running the business side. >> now, the first tip is you could actually bring on a manager, however, i will tell you that if you're going to delegate responsibility you can cannot abdicate responsibility because at the end of the day your name is on the door. >> reporter: which leads to the second issue, how to keep an
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is sit down with each of your employees individually. some of them might want to make more money. some might want more recognition. not all are motivated by the same things. >> reporter: another concern, efficiency. >> the front desk is my biggest challenge. we need to make that -- build a smoother process where we don't get two clients coming at the same time for one appointment. >> reporter: there is an easy technology solution from microsoft, a brand-new app called bookings that's part of their business pmi >> reporter: the software, a gift for goran. >> so they pick their service, they pick the date that they want and the time and they press book and it will actually hold that time, put a reminder on their calendar then your receptionist with follow up and make sure it works. it is that simple, easy to use for your customers, the receptionist will be happy, as well. >> reporter: simple tips to help goran with the art of boosting his business. [ cheers and applause ]
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important. experts say when marketing your business, owners must remember to focus on solving their customers' problems as well as their own. it's important to be creative but you have to think about the customer as well. >> the customer is always right, thank you. great tips. go to our website on yahoo! to learn more from our sponsor microsoft office. [ cheers and applause ] and for ways to boost your small business and i'm going to head over here right now u. talk to mr. michael strahan. rach, see u gingerbread competition that is coming up. you know things get a little heated when we start competing. >> yeah, because i'm 0 for and i will not go down easy today. >> our great american cookie christmas cookie search is on. i just got neffengerous. take a look at emily gibson's submission. her take on her grandmother's gingerbread recipe. >> good morning, i'm emily gibson and i'm from sandy, utah. when i was a little girl my grandma and i would make homemade gingerbread cookies and
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anymore i feel like we're together at the holidays when i make them. most gingerbread cookie recipes are the same, molasmolasses, su eggs. i put them into the freezer five minutes before i cook them. that's what helps them hold their cute gingerbread shape. merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. we have gingerbread men for all of you, guys. august of you guys here in the audience. >> and the girls are here to get theirs a little earlier than everybody else. >> uh-oh. >> you want >> everybody gets a gingerbread man and you can get the recipes. send us your videos and your recipes, we want to hear them to our website. >> all right, stay right there. we're coming up with our gingerbread house showdown. you don't want to miss it. "gma's" boosting your business is sponsored by microsoft
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>> our holiday makeoff is back. we go head-to-head to make the most decorated gingerbread house with diy expert nicole farb. you're back to help us out. thank you very much. nicole partnered with michael's hosting gingerbread house making events at their stores from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. this saturday. for every person who stops in to make a gingerbread house they will donate $1 to the star light foundation. donate to a good cause. nicole, we know it's hard. we were talking about kids over the holidays. this is i a great wait to do. >> takes an hour. gets you off the phone and makes memories. we have a competition every year with my framily and everyone gets a kit and we raise the roof. >> so i need help. we've done these competitions with you. i'm 0 for 2 and what do i need for some curb appeal.
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there to distract them. >> they would like that, though. >> i'll be like -- >> for curb appeal frosting is really good tasting flew. use a lot of frosting, go for the big candy because that's how you get the big pops, grab a big piece, michael and use a lot of color. right, gingerbread is one color so put all the pizazz, use a lot of color. >> i have my eyes. >> i would grab a really big piece of candy before we say, one, two, threak yeah, yeah, okay. michael is bringing it. michael is bringing it. >> this is really good. >> oh. look at the rainbow. >> oh, they're cheering for you. it's raise the roof. get it.
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>> oh! okay. >> you did well. >> you know what -- >> oh, my god, that was good. >> you were not going to be denied this year. >> let's show what we did. >> let's show what we did. >> what do you think? i think -- i think he brought it. michael won. [ cheers and applause ] >> i had to get dirty to do it, everybody. nicole, thank you for doing this. this is fun for us but i can imagine how fun it is for people at home and as i said if you need more tip, don't forget to stop by michael's. they have everything you need there. all the tips you need. >> really awesome aevent this saturday. >> a dollar for every house that gets decorated. >> nicole, thank you and thank
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>> it isn't happening. >> you know what, if you want to see it all you have to do is go to dwayne johnson's youtube page. the whole thing is online there for you to check out. >> is it going to broadway? >> it's broadway called youtube. >>sters >> "star wars," the full cast of "rogue one" will be on jimmy kimmel next friday december 9th. they were so great here. you don't want to miss them. [ cheers and applause ] >> now, from wmur news 9 -- erin: good morning to you this morning.
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, dead after a tragic freak accident in durham. police say the woman was dragged and then run over by her own car as she was leaving a friend's house yesterday on bagdad road. she died at the hospital. investigators say they will likely release her name later this morning. and the crash remains under investigation. investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in conway that forced five people from their home. -- five people out of their house. a viewer shared this video with us, showing the intense flames that engulfed a home on mountain view road early yesterday afternoon. firefighters did rescue one person from this house. it is not clear if that person was hurt. the garage was also damaged in this fire, and it took about an hour to get the fire under control. outside we go for you. we did have a ton of rain out there overnight. kevin: there were spots that picked up over two inches of rainfall from this system, and it is still continuing to see scattered showers up north. a lot of this is going to turn over to eventually some scattered snow showers as we
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for the time being, we are off to that proverbial running start. i jumped into the low and mid 50's with sunshine in central and southern areas. up north, you are probably talking 40's today. the switchover to areas of light snow and snow showers should continue on and off through tomorrow and saturday morning. for the rest of us, it will be back and forth between clouds and sunshine. a breeze out of the by monday, we are talking highs mainly in the 30's. they looks like fair skies for the weekend, partial sunshine.
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